Cecil and John F. Kennedy | The World of Cecil


This chapter focuses on Cecil Williams' fascinating encounter with John F. Kennedy before he became President. When Kennedy was making an announcement at the Roosevelt Hotel, Cecil, a photographer for Jet magazine, managed to attend the press conference despite initial attempts to remove him. Kennedy personally invited Cecil to stay and provided his contact information, leading to a three-month association where Cecil photographed Kennedy during his campaign and even flew in his airplane, the Caroline. This segment sheds light on an intriguing pre-presidential connection between Cecil Williams and John F. Kennedy.